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April 2020 Archives

Goreville, IL - Traffic Collision Reported at I-24 & I-57

Goreville, IL (April 30, 2020) - Authorities were called to the scene of the crash near Goreville, Illinois on Tuesday, April 28th. The accident occurred at around 2 p.m. that afternoon. At this time, there are limited details available on the crash. 

Mundelein, IL - Driver Killed in Collision on IL-176 at IL-60

Mundelein, IL (April 30, 2020) - A man was killed after a Hummer SUV crashed into a pickup truck in Mundelein, Illinois on Tuesday morning, April 28th. The accident occurred at around 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of IL-176 and IL-60. An 82-year-old Mundelein man driving the Hummer was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois where he was later pronounced dead. 

Rockford, IL - Serious Car Accident at I-39 & US-20

Rockford, IL (April 30, 2020) - Officials from the Rockford Police Department were called to the scene of a serious accident on Tuesday, April 28th. The site of the crash was reported at the intersection of I-39 and US-20, near the Magic Waters waterpark. There was serious traffic congestion resulting from the crash. 

Chicago, IL - Two Officers Injured in Box-Truck Crash on W 69th St

Chicago, IL (April 29, 2020) - A crash in the Englewood neighborhood left three people injured, including two police officers, on Tuesday, April 28th. A patrol vehicle was involved in a collision with a box-truck at around 12:25 p.m. The collision took place at the 1400 block of W. 69th Street. 

Chicago, IL - Juvenile Injured in Crash at Maryland Ave & 63rd St

Chicago, IL (April 29, 2020) - A crash in Chicago resulted in the hospitalization of two people, including one juvenile. The accident took place on Sunday afternoon, April 26th. Authorities were called to the scene of the crash at the corner of Maryland Avenue and 63rd Street.

Rockford, IL - Accident Causes Injuries on Morgan St Bridge

Rockford, IL (April 29, 2020) - On Monday night, April 27th, a crash ending in injuries took place in Rockford, Illinois. The collision occurred on the east side of the Morgan Street Bridge. There were confirmed injuries at the scene of the accident, but the severity of those injuries hasn't been reported. 

Chicago, IL - Pedestrian Killed in Hit & Run Accident on 31st St

Chicago, IL (April 28, 2020) - Marco Gomez-Andrade, 26, turned himself in to authorities after fatally striking a pedestrian on Monday night, April 27th. Gomez-Andrade was reportedly driving a 2015 Chevy Yukon when he hit a man crossing at the intersection of 31st Street and Kedvale Avenue at around 8:30 p.m. The driver failed to remain at the scene and drove home after the accident. 

Fenton, IL - UPDATE: Robert Merrill Killed in Collision on Smit Rd

Fenton, IL (April 28, 2020) - The driver who was killed after his vehicle was hit by a train in Fenton Township, Illinois on Saturday, April 25th, has been identified as Robert J. Merrill, 65, of Erie, Illinois. Merrill was driving across a railway at the intersection of Smit Road and Moline Road when his vehicle was struck by a Burlington Northern train at around 12:35 p.m. Merrill was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Rockford, IL - Car Accident with Injuries at Roxbury Rd & State St

Rockford, IL (April 28, 2020) - A serious collision was reported in Rockford, Illinois at around 12:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27th. The collision reportedly occurred at the intersection of Roxbury Road and East State Street. Officials revealed that two vehicles were involved in the accident.

Fenton, IL - Driver Killed in Train Collision at Smit Rd & Moline Rd

Fenton, IL (April 26, 2020) - On Saturday, April 25th, authorities responded to the scene of a deadly collision involving a Burlington Northern Train and a passenger vehicle in Fenton Township, Illinois. The Whiteside County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene of the crash at the intersection of Smit Road and Moline Road at around 12:35 p.m. According to initial reports, a 65-year-old Erie man was traveling north on Smit Road when his vehicle was struck by a train while crossing the railway track.

Riverdale, IL - 2 Killed in Hit-&-Run at I-57 & 138th St

Riverdale, IL (April 26, 2020) - Two people lost their lives in a hit-and-run accident on Sunday, April 25th, in Riverdale, Illinois. The accident took place on I-57 NB near 138th Street. According to local authorities, the two victims were walking on foot when they were struck by a vehicle at around 4:30 a.m. 

Des Plaines, IL - Motorcyclist Injured at I-90 & Elmhurst Rd

Des Plaines, IL (April 26, 2020) - A crash on Sunday, April 26th, sent one motorcyclist to the hospital in Des Plaines, Illinois. The accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of I-90 (James Addams Tollway) and Elmhurst Road at around 1:49 p.m. At this time, few details on the crash have been made public.

Rockford, IL - Bicycle Collision at Lapey St & Sawyer Rd

Rockford, IL (April 26, 2020) - A cyclist was injured after being hit by a car in Rockford, Illinois on Friday night, April 24th. The crash took place at the corner of Lapey Street and Sawyer Road at around 6 p.m. Initial reports revealed that a vehicle struck a cyclist at the intersection. 

Rockford, IL - Accident with Injuries at Alpine Rd & Linden Rd

Rockford, IL (April 26, 2020) - A car crash was reported in the Rockford, Illinois area on Friday, April 24th. Authorities from the Rockford Police Department and the Rockford Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the scene. Initial reports pinpointed the scene of the crash at South Alpine Road and Linden Road.

Elmhurst, IL - ISP Officer Rear-Ended at I-290 & York St

Elmhurst, IL (April 26, 2020) - An Illinois State Police officer was injured after his patrol vehicle was rear-ended on Saturday, April 25th, in Elmhurst, Illinois. The officer was reportedly blocking traffic for a stalled vehicle on I-290 near York Street. The vehicle was rear-ended by a gray Nissan at around 4:40 a.m. that morning. 

Barrington Hills, IL - Woman Critically Injured at IL-25 & IL-62

Barrington Hills, IL (April 25, 2020) - Authorities were called to the scene of a crash in Barrington Hills, Illinois on Friday night, April 24th. Officials reported that the crash occurred at the intersection of IL-25 (Elgin Road) and IL-62 (Algonquin Road) at around 7 p.m. Two vehicles were reportedly involved, with one woman being trapped inside a vehicle. 

Pontiac, IL - Crash in Work Zone near I-55 & IL-23

Pontiac, IL (April 25, 2020) - A car accident was reported in the area of Pontiac, Illinois on Friday afternoon, April 24th. At this time, the extent of the resulting injuries hasn't been reported. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash at around 2:56 p.m.

Effingham, IL - Work Zone Accident Reported on I-70

Effingham, IL (April 25, 2020) - A crash was reported in a work zone near Effingham, Illinois on Thursday morning, April 23rd. According to local sources, the crash occurred on I-70 WB near mile marker 85. Law enforcement officials were called to the scene at around 9:15 a.m. 

Springfield, IL - Collision Reported at I-72 & Veterans Pkwy

Springfield, IL (April 24, 2020) - An accident was reported earlier today in Springfield. Authorities were called to the scene of the accident at around 5:31 p.m. on Friday, April 24th. Authorities reported to the scene to render aid to those involved in the collision.

Mt Olive, IL - Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Litchfield Trl

Mt Olive, IL (April 24, 2020) - A 21-year-old man was killed following a motorcycle accident in rural Mt. Olive, Illinois on Thursday night, April 23rd. The accident occurred on Litchfield Trail at around 6:30 p.m. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to those involved in the crash.

Burbank, IL - Daniel Butler Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Cicero Ave

Burbank, IL (April 24, 2020) - On Sunday, April 19th, a man riding a motorcycle was fatally struck in the Burbank, Illinois area. The 45-year-old man was riding when he was struck by a Ford at the 8500 block of S. Cicero Avenue at around 3:30 p.m. The victim was later identified as Daniel Butler by the Cook County medical examiner's office. 

Rockford, IL - Bicycle Accident with Injuries at 8th Ave & 20th St

Rockford, IL (April 23, 2020) - A crash was reported on Wednesday night, April 22nd, in Rockford, Illinois. The collision took place at the corner of 8th Avenue and 20th Street. At around 8 p.m., a vehicle struck a cyclist at the intersection. 

Machesney Park, IL - Injury Crash at Perryville Rd & Hutchins Rd

Machesney Park, IL (April 23, 2020) - Local sources in Machesney Park, Illinois reported a crash with injuries on Wednesday afternoon, April 22nd. There were confirmed injuries at the scene, but the severity and number of injuries aren't currently known. It's believed that more than one person was injured in the crash.

Wild spring weather leads to multiple crashes in Illinois

If it seems to you like the snows should be over, you aren't alone. That's probably why there were so many multi-vehicle accidents in Illinois recently during a sudden mid-April snowfall. Drivers simply weren't expecting the roads to suddenly turn treacherous overnight.

Rockford, IL - Multiple Injuries at Sandy Hollow Rd & 20th St

Rockford, IL (April 23, 2020) - There were multiple injured parties reported following a crash in Rockford, Illinois on Tuesday night, April 21st. Local sources revealed that the incident occurred at the corner of Sandy Hollow Road and 20th Street. Authorities were called to the scene at around 7 p.m. 

Centralia, IL - Melvyn Creps Injured in Crash at IL-161 & Moonglow Rd

Centralia, IL (April 22, 2020) - Two people were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a motorcycle accident in Centralia Township, Illinois on Tuesday night, April 21st. According to Illinois State Police, Melvyn Creps, 18, of Salem, Illinois was traveling on IL-161 EB when he lost control of his motorcycle at around 5:25 p.m. The bike then left the roadway, ejecting him and his female passenger, Sara Mansker, 20, of Centralia. 

Washington, IL - Inocente Garcia Perez Killed on State Line Rd

Washington, IL (April 22, 2020) - Two men were killed following a single-vehicle collision in Washington Township, Illinois on Monday morning, April 20th. Local authorities were called to the scene of the accident at around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of State Line Road and 145th Avenue. The victims were identified as Inocente Garcia Perez, 20, and Rogelio Cuenca, 25, of Cedar Lake, Illinois.

Vernon, IL - 2 Killed in Accident at Tri-State Tollway & IL-22

Vernon, IL (April 22, 2020) - Two people were injured following a three-vehicle crash involving two semi-trucks in Vernon Township, Illinois on Tuesday morning, April 21st. The Illinois State Police were called to the scene of the crash at the intersection of Tri-State Tollway (I-94) and IL-22 (Half Day Road) at around 10:26 a.m. Initial reports revealed that an SUV and two 18-wheelers were traveling on I-94 SB when the SUV sideswiped one of the commercial vehicles.

Salem, IL - UPDATE: Blake Phillips, Mark Huelsmann Injured on US-50

Salem, IL (April 21, 2020) - Sources have revealed that officer Blake Phillips, 28, and Mark Huelsmann, 41, were injured following a crash in the Salem, Illinois area. On Sunday, April 19th, Phillips was traveling in a police vehicle on US-50 EB when he attempted to pass a 1995 white Dodge pickup truck driven by Huelsmann. While attempting to pass, the pickup made a left-turn onto a driveway, and both vehicles collided.

Rockford, IL - 3 Injured in Collision at Sandy Hollow Rd & 11th St

Rockford, IL (April 21, 2020) - A two-vehicle accident left three people injured in Rockford, Illinois on Tuesday morning, April 21st. The collision occurred at around 7 a.m. at the corner of Sandy Hollow Road and 11th Street. The cause of the crash hasn't been reported. 

Rockford, IL - Accident Injuries at State St & Phelps Ave

Rockford, IL (April 20, 2020) - Officials from the Rockford Police Department were called to the scene of a crash with injuries early Monday morning, April 20th. The collision occurred at around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of E. State Street and Phelps Avenue. There were confirmed injuries, but their severity and number weren't reported.

Salem, IL - Officer, Driver Injured in Crash at US-50 & Co Rd 1225 E

Salem, IL (April 20, 2020) - An officer with the Salem Police Department and another driver were injured following an accident in Salem, Illinois on Sunday night, April 19th. The collision occurred at the intersection of US-50 and County Road 1225 East at around 5:30 p.m. Initial reports revealed that the officer attempted to pass a truck when he collided with the vehicle.

Decatur, IL - Emma Graves Killed in DUI Crash on Grand Ave

Decatur, IL (April 20, 2020) - A woman was killed and a man taken into custody following a deadly collision in Decatur, Illinois. The accident happened at 9:30 p.m. late Saturday night, April 18th, at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Woodford Street. According to local officials, Dylan Bunch, 20, ran a stop sign and collided with a vehicle driven by Emma Graves, 60.

McDonough Co, IL - 4 Injured in Rollover on Co Hwy 20

McDonough Co, IL (April 20, 2020) - A rollover crash in McDonough County, Illinois left four people injured Saturday afternoon, April 18th. The collision reportedly occurred on County Highway 20 (County Road 1500 North) near County Road 1100 East at around 3:15 p.m. According to reports from Illinois State Police, a 45-year-old woman was driving when her car left the roadway.

Carrier Mills, IL - Rashaad Addison Killed in Crash on IL-13

Carrier Mills, IL (April 19, 2020) - A two-vehicle crash in Carrier Mills, Illinois left one man dead on Friday, April 17th. A 26-year-old Marion man was traveling on IL-13 WB when his 2019 Honda CRV was involved in a collision with a semi-truck near Jordans Curve Road. Initial reports revealed that the accident took place at around 2:02 p.m. 

Wauconda, IL - UPDATE: Kyle DeKruif Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on US-12

Wauconda, IL (April 19, 2020) - Two men who were killed in a wrong-way collision in Wauconda, Illinois have been identified as residents of Island Lake and Gurnee, respectively. The Lake County Coroner's Office announced that Kyle DeKruif, 25, of Island Lake, and Montana Brown, 24, of Gurnee, were killed in the accident. The accident occurred on Thursday, April 16th, when a Honda Odyssey collided head-on with a delivery truck on US-12 near Barrington Road. 

Chicago, IL - Pregnant Woman, 2 Others Injured on I-94

Chicago, IL (April 19, 2020) - A pregnant woman was one of three injured in a Chicago area crash on Saturday, April 18th. The collision occurred on I-94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) near 64th Street. The three victims were traveling together when their vehicle hit a wall at around 8:20 p.m. 

Rockford, IL - Accident with Injuries at Auburn St & N Day Ave

Rockford, IL (April 18, 2020) - A crash was reported in the Rockford, Illinois area on Thursday night, April 16th. There were confirmed injuries resulting from the crash, but the severity of the injuries isn't known. Initial reports revealed that more than one ambulance was called to the scene to render aid. 

Chicago, IL - Kenneth Gunn Killed in Red-Light Accident on S State St

Chicago, IL (April 18, 2020) - On Thursday night, two people were killed, including a 14-year-old girl, and another critically injured following a collision in Chicago. The crash occurred in the Park Manor neighborhood at the 6900 block of South State Street, near West 69th Street. The young girl was riding in a Toyota Sedan driven by a 41-year-old woman when it was hit by a Chevrolet SUV that ran a red light at around 10:45 p.m.

Chicago, IL - Driver Killed in Accident on S Archer Ave

Chicago, IL (April 18, 2020) - A man was killed following a two-vehicle collision in Chicago on Wednesday night, April 15th. The accident occurred in the Archer Heights area. According to local officials, the driver of a Pontiac was traveling on S. Archer Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle and collided with a BMW.

Wauconda, IL - 2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on US-12

Wauconda, IL (April 17, 2020) - A Thursday morning crash in Wauconda left two men dead on April 16th. Officials from the Wauconda Police Department were called to the scene of the crash at around 2:16 a.m. Initial reports revealed that a Honda Odyssey and a Freightliner delivery truck collided head-on near the intersection of US-12 and Barrington Road. 

Gurnee, IL - 2 Injured in Crash at Hunt Club Rd & Gages Lake Rd

Gurnee, IL (April 17, 2020) - On Wednesday, April 15th, a two-vehicle collision left two people injured in Gurnee. Authorities were called to the scene of the crash at the intersection of Hunt Club Road and Gages Lake Road at around 10:40 a.m. An initial investigation found that a 20-year-old Gurnee woman was traveling west on Gages Lake Road in a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier when her vehicle collided with a Honda traveling north on Hunt Club Road. 

Creal Springs, IL - Orson, Judith Kramer Killed in IL-166 Accident

Creal Springs, IL (April 17, 2020) - A Johnson County couple was killed in a head-on crash outside of Creal Springs on Wednesday morning, April 15th. Authorities reported that the collision occurred at around 11:20 a.m. on IL-166. Authorities from the Illinois State Police reported that Casey Odum, 54, of Creal Springs, was driving a gray 2008 Chevrolet 1500 pickup on IL-166 NB when the truck crossed the centerline for unknown reasons.

Rockford, IL - Injury Accident at 16th Ave & S 4th St

Rockford, IL (April 16, 2020) - According to local sources, a crash was reported in Rockford, Illinois at the corner of 16th Avenue and South 4th Street. The accident reportedly involved an overturned vehicle. The Rockford Police Department and other emergency units responded to the scene to render aid to those at the scene. 

Godfrey, IL - Worker Injured at Railway on Lake Dr

Godfrey, IL (April 16, 2020) - On Tuesday afternoon, April 14th, a man was seriously injured on a train track in Godfrey, Illinois. The accident occurred at the 6300 block of Lake Drive at around 3:30 p.m. According to local reports, the injured victim was an employee of Kansas City Southern.

Alton, IL - UPDATE: Tyler Slack Killed in Crash on Homer Adams Pkwy

Alton, IL (April 16, 2020) - Authorities revealed that Tyler D. Slack, 22, was killed following a motorcycle accident in Alton, Illinois on Tuesday night, April 14th. Slack's Suzuki motorcycle collided with a Hyundai Tucson SUV at the intersection of Homer Adams Parkway and Buckmaster Lane. Officials revealed that the Hyundai made a turn onto Buckmaster Lane from Homer Adams Parkway, colliding with the motorcycle at around 6:46 p.m. 

Rockford, IL - Injury Accident at Kishwaukee St & 15th Ave

Rockford, IL (April 15, 2020) - A crash reportedly took place in Rockford, Illinois at the intersection of Kishwaukee Street and 15th Avenue. The collision was reported on Tuesday, April 14th. There were confirmed injuries at the scene. 

Alton, IL - Motorcycle Crash at Buckmaster Ln & Homer Adams Pkwy

Alton, IL (April 15, 2020) - A motorcyclist in Alton, Illinois was severely injured following an accident on Tuesday night, April 14th. Initial reports revealed that the accident involved a motorcycle and an SUV. The crash took place at the intersection of Buckmaster Lane and Homer Adams Parkway at around 6:50 p.m. 

Chicago, IL - 14 Injured in 60-Car Pileup on I-90 near North Ave

Chicago, IL (April 15, 2020) - A massive multi-vehicle collision left multiple people injured early Wednesday morning, April 15th, in Chicago. The collision occurred on I-90 (Kennedy Expressway) near North Avenue. 14 people were hospitalized and 45 others were evaluated at the scene of the accident. 

Summit, IL - 3 Injured in Emergency Vehicle Collision on US-40

Summit, IL (April 14, 2020) - Three people were injured in a two-vehicle collision in Summit Township, Illinois on Monday night, April 13th. The collision took place on US-40 near N. 1075th Street at around 8:37 p.m. The driver of a Jeep crossed the centerline on the highway and collided with an emergency vehicle. 

Rockford, IL - Crash with Injuries at Summit St & E State St

Rockford, IL (April 14, 2020) - There was a crash resulting in injuries reported in the early morning hours of Monday, April 13th. The collision took place in Rockford, Illinois at the intersection of Summit and East State Streets. Reports from authorities revealed that the accident took place at around 8 a.m. 

Waukegan, IL - Woman Killed in Collision at Laurel & Lewis Ave

Waukegan, IL (April 14, 2020) - A woman in her 80s was reportedly killed in a two-vehicle accident in Waukegan, Illinois on Saturday, April 11th. Local reports revealed that the woman was driving in an SUV when a collision occurred with a Chevrolet at around 6 p.m. The woman reportedly veered into the northbound lanes of traffic at the corner of Laurel and Lewis Avenues.

Fulton, IL - Robert Robinson & Paul Yarolem Killed in Car Crash on IL-84

Fulton, IL (April 13, 2020) - Reports from the Whiteside County Sheriff's Office confirmed that two people were killed in a single-vehicle collision north of Fulton, Illinois on Saturday night, April 11th. Right before 8 p.m., deputies were called to the scene of the accident on IL-84. Initial reports revealed that a 2019 Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling north on IL-84 when the driver lost control of the vehicle, skidding off the roadway and colliding with a tree.

Hanover Park, IL - Motorcyclist Critically Injured on W Irving Park Rd

Hanover Park, IL (April 13, 2020) - A man riding a motorcycle was left critically injured after colliding with a pickup truck in Hanover Park, Illinois on Sunday, April 12th. The collision took place at the 1600 block of West Irving Park Road at about 5:07 p.m. Initial reports revealed that the 56-year-old man on the bike struck the rear of a pickup that was making a turn at the intersection of Irving Park and Barrington Roads. 

Chicago, IL - 6 Injured in Red-Light Crash on W Washington St

Chicago, IL (April 13, 2020) - A Sunday night crash on April 12th left six people injured in Chicago, including four teenagers. Local sources indicated that the accident occurred at the 300 block of West Washington Street at around 10:05 p.m. The crash happened when a Mercedes SUV driven by a 41-year-old woman ran a red light. 

Matteson, IL - Donna Terrell Struck, Killed on S Cicero Ave

Matteson, IL (April 12, 2020) - A woman was fatally struck in a pedestrian crash in Matteson, Illinois earlier today. The 59-year-old woman was crossing at the 20700 block of South Cicero Avenue, near 207th Street, When she was hit by an oncoming vehicle. The victim, identified as Donna Terrell, was transported to Stroger Hospital.

Cook Co, IL - Keith Mereck Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on I-294

Cook Co, IL (April 12, 2020) - A crash that took place in Cook County, Illinois early Sunday morning left two people injured. Officials from the Illinois State Police responded to the scene of the crash on I-294 NB at around 3:03 a.m. According to initial reports, Keith Mereck, 66, of Valley City, Ohio was struck by a wrong-way driver on the highway.

Rockford, IL - Motorcycle Crash Ends in Injuries on N Meridian Rd

Rockford, IL (April 12, 2020) - Recent reports have confirmed that a motorcycle crash resulting in injuries occurred on Saturday, April 11th. The accident occurred in Rockford, Illinois on North Meridian Road. At least one person at the scene suffered injuries in the accident. 

East St Louis, IL - Collision Reported on I-64 near IL-111

East St Louis, IL (April 11, 2020) - A crash was reported near East St. Louis, Illinois early Tuesday afternoon, April 7th. The accident occurred on I-64 EB near the IL-111 interchange. Authorities responded to the scene of the accident at around 1:38 p.m. 

Fayette Co, IL - Larry Osborne Injured in Rear-End Collision on I-70

Fayette Co, IL (April 11, 2020) - A man was injured following a two-vehicle collision in Fayette County, Illinois on Friday, April 10th. The accident took place on I-70 EB near exit 64 at around 6:41 p.m. Reports from officials revealed that Larry G. Osborne, 36, of Collinsville, Illinois was traveling on I-70 EB in a green 1996 Chevrolet Suburban when he crashed into a vehicle that was stopped on the right shoulder. 

Pearl City, IL - Deadly Workplace Accident at Pearl Valley Eggs Co

Pearl City, IL (April 11, 2020) - Reports from the Stephenson County Sheriff's Office revealed that a worker died in a fatal work accident in Pearl City on Thursday afternoon, April 9th. The report was called into the sheriff's office from the Pearl Valley Eggs Company food processing plant. The time of the accident was at around 2:30 p.m. 

Chicago, IL - 2 Officers Injured in Collision at 63rd St & Normal Blvd

Chicago, IL (April 10, 2020) - Two officers with the Chicago Police Department were injured following an overnight crash. The accident happened Thursday night, April 9th, at the intersection of 63rd Street and Normal Boulevard. Two officers in a large, marked squad car were struck by a reportedly stolen Nissan.

Clark Co, IL - Peter Ruth & David Brown Injured in Semi Rollover on I-70

Clark Co, IL (April 10, 2020) - Officials with the Illinois State Police responded to multiple crashes on I-70 caused by severe wind on Wednesday night, April 8th. One crash resulted in two injuries in Clark County, Illinois at around 11:11 p.m. Authorities arrived at the scene to render aid to the injured parties. 

Auburn, IL - Sandra Laurent Killed in Pileup Crash on IL-104

Auburn, IL (April 10, 2020) - A three-vehicle collision involving a pickup truck hauling a trailer left one woman dead on Thursday night, April 9th, near Auburn, Illinois. Illinois State Police officials responded to the scene of the crash at the intersection of IL-104 WB and Purdom Road at around 3:20 p.m. Initial reports from ISP revealed that the accident occurred when a 2006 GMC Pickup truck pulling a trailer with two anhydrous tanks collided with a USPS truck.

Rockford, IL - Victim Injured, Ejected from Vehicle on 15th Ave

Rockford, IL (April 9, 2020) - A very severe car accident was reported in Rockford, Illinois on Tuesday, April 8th. The crash occurred on 15th Avenue and resulted in one person being ejected from a vehicle. Witnesses from the scene reported that the injured party was lying on the road unconscious following the accident. 

Effingham, IL - Lana Ordner Injured at Hoffman Dr & Banker St

Effingham, IL (April 9, 2020) - Two people were reportedly injured in Effingham, Illinois following a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday, April 6th. According to authorities, the crash occurred at the intersection of Hoffman Drive and Banker Street at around 3:32 p.m. The crash took place when a vehicle driven by Lana L. Ordner, 42, of Newton, Illinois and another vehicle driven by Lee W. Althoff collided.

Johnson Co, IL - Marc Roach Injured in Motorcycle Crash on IL-37

Johnson Co, IL (April 9, 2020) - One man was left with critical injuries following a collision in Johnson County, Illinois on Wednesday, April 8th. The collision occurred on IL-37 near Boles Lane at around 4 p.m. Marc Roach, 36, of Marion, Illinois was operating a 2019 Harley Davidson when a collision occurred with a 2014 Case IH Agricultural Sprayer.

Chicago, IL - Driver Causes Wrong-Way Crash on Lake Shore Dr

Chicago, IL (April 8, 2020) - Early Wednesday morning, April 8th, there was a crash reported in the Chicago area. The accident reportedly involved a wrong-way driver on Lake Shore Drive. According to local sources, the driver was traveling south on the northbound lanes of the roadway when he or she collided with another vehicle.

Effingham, IL - UPDATE: Philip Stein Injured on I-57 Collision

Effingham, IL (April 8, 2020) - Authorities have released the identity of the man who was injured following a rear-end collision in Effingham, Illinois on Monday, April 6th. Philip Stein, 37, from Effingham was driving a 2006 Beige Mercedes Benz on I-57 SB when his vehicle collided with the rear of a 2005 Maroon Freightliner Truck Tractor Semi-Trailer. The semi-truck was operated by Fikadu Tesefahuney, 32, from Alexandria, Virginia.

Rockford, IL - Motorcycle Crash at Blackhawk & Perryville Rd

Rockford, IL (April 8, 2020) - A motorcycle crash occurred in the early morning of Tuesday, April 7th, in Rockford, Illinois. Witness's accounts revealed that two motorcycles collided at the intersection of Blackhawk Road and South Perryville Road. There were reported injuries resulting from the crash, but the extent of the damages isn't currently known.

Rochelle, IL - Terrence Bowers Injured in Rollover on IL-38

Rochelle, IL (April 7, 2020) - A man in Rochelle, Illinois was hospitalized following a two-vehicle rollover on Sunday afternoon, April 5th. Local sources revealed that the crash occurred on IL-38 (Lincoln Highway) east of I-39 at around 2:30 p.m. Authorities reported that Terrence L. Bowers, 55, was traveling east on the highway in a 2017 Dodge Caravan when he attempted to pass a 2013 Hyundai Elantra. 

Bloomington, IL - Motorcyclist Critically Injured on Veterans Pkwy

Bloomington, IL (April 7, 2020) - On Sunday night, April 5th, a motorcycle rider was critically injured following an accident in Bloomington, Illinois. The crash occurred near the intersection of Veterans Parkway (Historic US-66) and Main Street at around 6:15 p.m. The injured motorcyclist was transported to St. Joseph's Emergency Room with critical injuries. 

Effingham, IL - Driver Injured, Collides with Semi-Truck on I-57

Edinburg, IL (April 7, 2020) - A two-vehicle accident left one person injured in Effingham County on Monday night, April 6th. The accident took place on I-57 SB. Authorities arrived at the scene to render aid to the injured party.

Chicago, IL - Tysheaka Roark Killed in Hit-&-Run on W Madison St

Chicago, IL (April 6, 2020) - A woman was killed following a hit-and-run collision in the West Garfield Park area of Chicago on Saturday, April 4th. The accident occurred at the 4400 block of West Madison Street. Tysheaka Roark, 32, was struck by a gray Ford traveling eastbound on the road at around 9:50 p.m. 

Stockton, IL - Avery Goswick Injured in Head-On Crash on Massbach Rd

Stockton, IL (April 6, 2020) - Two people required hospitalization following a head-on collision in rural Stockton, Illinois in Jo Daviess County. Multiple emergency units responded to the scene of the accident on South Massbach Road at around 8:15 p.m. Initial reports revealed that two vehicles traveling on the roadway collided head-on for unknown reasons.

Chicago, IL - 14-Year-Old Killed in I-290 Accident

Chicago, IL (April 6, 2020) - A two-car accident in the Near West Side area of Chicago left a teenage boy dead on Sunday, April 5th. The collision occurred on I-290 (IL-110) near Paulina Street at around 12:55 a.m. Initial reports revealed that a 19-year-old driving a black 2008 Pontiac rear-ended a 2017 white Cadillac on the interstate. 

Chicago, IL - Mateusz Poniatowski Killed in Accident on Belmont Ave

Chicago, IL (April 5, 2020) - A 26-year-old man was killed following a motorcycle crash in the Elmwood Park area of Chicago. The accident occurred on Thursday evening, April 1st, at the 7800 block of West Belmont Avenue. At around 6:15 p.m., Mateusz Poniatowski's motorcycle collided with a motor vehicle.

Rockford, IL - Hit-&-Run Accident at Alida St & Halsted Rd

Rockford, IL (April 5, 2020) - An overnight crash in Rockford, Illinois on Wednesday, April 1st, left one pedestrian injured. The accident occurred on Alida Street near the intersection of Halsted Road. According to officials, the driver fled the scene of the crash.

Mahomet, IL - UPDATE: David Powell Injured in Bike Crash on IL-47

Mahomet, IL (April 5, 2020) - The identity of a cyclist seriously injured after a crash involving a big rig in Mahomet, Illinois has been identified. The accident occurred on Friday morning, April 3rd, on IL-47 (County Road 350 East) near County Road 2400 North. David Powell, 46, was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition after being hit by a semi-truck at around 9:30 a.m.

Rockford, IL - Accident with Injuries at Winnebago St & Pierce Ave

Rockford, IL (April 4, 2020) - A two-vehicle collision in Rockford, Illinois on Thursday, April 2nd, left at least one person injured. The accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of Winnebago Street and Pierce Avenue. When authorities arrived at the scene, they found a white van on the side of the road that had been hit by a dark-colored SUV. 

Quincy, IL - Charles Fox Injured in Crash at 63rd & Broadway St

Quincy, IL (April 4, 2020) - A three-vehicle collision occurred in Quincy, Illinois on Thursday, April 2nd. The crash occurred near the intersection of 63rd Street and Broadway Street at around 3:35 p.m. Initial reports revealed that Angela Clark was driving a Dodge Grand Caravan south on Broadway Street when she rear-ended a pickup truck driven by Charles Cox.

Mahomet, IL - Cyclist Struck by Semi-Truck on IL-47

Mahomet, IL (April 4, 2020) - On Friday, April 3rd, a crash involving an 18-wheeler and a cyclist resulted in serious injuries in Mahomet, Illinois. The collision took place earlier that morning at around 9:29 a.m. on IL-47 (County Road 350 East) south of County Road 2400 North. Initial sources revealed that both a semi-truck and a cyclist were traveling northbound on the highway.

Oak Forest, IL - UPDATE: Samuel Sahagun-Banuelos Killed on I-80

Oak Forest, IL (April 3, 2020) - Two people were killed in a wrong-way collision near Oak Forest, Illinois on Wednesday, April 1st. Samuel Sahagu-Banuelos, 23, of Lansing, Michigan was traveling east on I-80 WB when he collided with another vehicle near the junction with I-57 at around 11:15 p.m. The other vehicle was reportedly driven by Keith Bowers, 48, of Merrillville, Indiana.

Wadsworth, IL - Police Crash Injures Driver at IL-173 & Green Bay Rd

Wadsworth, IL (April 3, 2020) - A police chase that started in Wisconsin ended in a two-vehicle collision near Wadsworth, Illinois on Sunday, March 29th. The collision occurred near the intersection of IL-173 and Green Bay Road. The pursuit began when authorities gave chase to a 17-year-old in a reportedly stolen vehicle in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.

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Naperville, IL - 2 Critically Injured at Washington St & 12th Ave

Naperville, IL (April 3, 2020) - A 19-year-old man and woman were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following an accident in Naperville, Illinois on Thursday, April 2nd. The crash occurred at the intersection of Washington Street and 12th Avenue just before 7:30 p.m. According to reports from officials, Honda Accord driven by a 51-year-old Naperville man ran a stop sign, colliding with a Ford Focus driven by a 24-year-old man from Lisle, Illinois.

Chicago, IL - Man Killed in CTA Bus Crash on S Ashland Ave

Chicago, IL (April 2, 2020) - A crash involving a Chicago Transit Authority bus on Chicago's South Side left one driver dead. The accident occurred early Wednesday morning, April 1st, at around 5 a.m. The CTA bus collided with another vehicle at the 6900 block of South Ashland in West Englewood.

Montgomery, IL - Cameron Walker, Daimaree Raymell Killed on Orchard Rd

Montgomery, IL (April 2, 2020) - Early Wednesday morning, April 1st, authorities found two young men dead at the scene of a fatal single-vehicle crash in Montgomery, Illinois. A Pontiac reportedly collided with a tree at the intersection of S. Orchard Road and Rochester Drive at around 12:30 a.m. The deceased parties were identified as Aurora, Illinois residents Cameron Walker, 19, and Daimaree Raymell, 20.

Oak Forest, IL - Wrong-Way Collision Kills 2 on I-80

Oak Forest, IL (April 2, 2020) - A wrong-way accident left two people dead in Oak Forest, Illinois on Wednesday night, April 1st. The accident occurred on I-80 EB near I-57 at around 11:20 p.m. At that time, a driver traveling the wrong way on the interstate collided with another vehicle.

Champaign, IL - UPDATE: Jacklyn Sampos Injured US-150 Motorcycle Crash

Champaign, IL (April 1, 2020) - Another victim injured in a motorcycle crash in Champaign, Illinois on Monday, March 30th has been identified. Local authorities reported that Ryan Holt, 33, of Bloomington, Illinois and Jacklyn Sampos, 30, of Mansfield, Illinois were riding a motorcycle on US-150 when they were involved in a crash with a passenger car near 125 East. Both Holt and Sampos were thrown from the bike due to the accident. 

Rockford, IL - Car Crashes into Home at N Main St & Halsted Rd

Rockford, IL (April 1, 2020) - A crash was reported early Sunday, March 30th, in Rockford, Illinois. A car crashed into a house located at the intersection of North Main Street and Halsted Road at around 10:45 p.m. that night. There were confirmed injuries resulting from the collision.

Edwardsville, IL - 1 Injured in Semi-Car Crash on I-55

Edwardsville, IL (April 1, 2020) - One person was injured following a crash involving a semi-truck and a passenger car on Wednesday morning, April 1st. The crash took place in Edwardsville, Illinois on I-55 near the IL-143 overpass, north of Troy, Illinois. Local sources revealed that the accident occurred at around 12:30 a.m.

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